The conventional aluminum rain gutters have never been trendy form of external drainage mechanism. But because of the convenience that it provides along with its cost effectiveness, these types of gutters have been preferred.
The recent breakthrough in aluminum gutters has been the translucent variety of gutters. These gutters have not been in the market for commercial usage yet but they have been tested and it is only a matter of time before these gutters hit the market with a band. These gutters will be see through and will compliment any type of house architecture. Since you can see from outside where the blockage is, it saves a lot of time and efforts put in clearing the blockage in the gutters. Thus, it will reduce the maintenance cost. These gutters will be easy to install and will provide durability. The installation cost of the gutters may be on the higher side initially but given the advantages that they will provide, it is well worth it.